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10 Crazy Things Patients Say

Steve Berman | NursingLink

10 Crazy Things Patients Say

9. Let’s skip the BS. Can I have some Vicodin?

If you hear a patient ask this question, they’re probably not just at risk for substance abuse, they’re probably currently abusing. Let the doctor know immediately when a patient asks this question. Not only might they be faking an injury or ailment, but also this is the type of patient who could potentially overdose or become addicted to opioids — if they aren’t already.

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